Alyssa Satin Capucilli is the author of Biscuit, the popular bestseller used to launch the My First I Can Read Series from HarperCollins. With over fifty titles in the series, as well as over twenty million books in print, Biscuit has been deemed a modern classic and has been translated into numerous languages worldwide.
Once a professional dancer, Alyssa’s love of dance is embodied in her series, Katy Duck, illustrated by Henry Cole. Other works include a series of interactive non-fiction photo essays including, My First Soccer Game and My First Ballet Class, and a her newest picture book, Tulip Loves Rex.
Ms. Capucilli is the recipient of numerous awards including the Washington Irving Award, the Garden State Award, the Bank Street College Best Book Award, the Oppenheim Portfolio Gold Award, and the American Library Association Award.